Equine Emergencies Treatment and Procedures

ISBN-10: 1455708925

ISBN-13: 9781455708925

Edition: 4th 2013

Authors: James A. Orsini, Thomas J. Divers

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Ideal for use in the clinic and in the field, Equine Emergencies: Treatment and Procedures, 4th Edition, offers practical step-by-step guidelines for effectively managing a wide range of emergency situations. Thoroughly updated content keeps you informed of the latest advances in horse care in a portable, convenient format.Essential examination, diagnostic, and treatment information for each body system is presented in a logical format so you can quickly find answers during equine emergencies.What to Do and What Not to Do boxes guide you through the step-by-step treatment of an emergency and draw your attention to important steps to take and those to avoid.High-quality photographs and illustrations visually clarify key concepts and guide you through procedures step by step.NEW! Chapter covering bacterial and viral diseases arms you with critical information on diagnostic labs, collection, submission, and interpretation.NEW! Chapter on emergency diagnostic procedures keeps you up-to-date on all the tests needed to determine the most effective treatment.NEW! Chapter on gene testing provides information on which gene tests and labs should be performed.NEW! Chapter on biopsy techniques highlights the different instruments available, endoscopic and laparoscopic techniques, as well as how to perform a pleuritis examination.NEW! Chapter on laboratory submission offers the latest information on tests, laboratory charts, guidelines for making an appropriate submission, and blood drawing.NEW! Chapters on feeding and starvation and flood injury supply the latest guidelines for nutrition, disaster medicine, and snake bites/envenomation.
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Book details

List price: $120.00
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 12/3/2013
Binding: Children's Board Books 
Pages: 912
Size: 9.00" wide x 11.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 5.324
Language: English

Emergency Procedures And Diagnostics
Important Diagnostic and Therapeutic Procedures for Emergency Care
Blood Collection
Medication Administration and Alternative Methods of Drug Administration
Intravenous Catheter Selection, Sites for Placement and Maintenance
Venous Cutdown
Intraosseous and Regional Perfusion
Biopsy Techniques
Hyperbaric Oxygen Indications in Emergencies
Alternative Therapies in Emergencies: Acupuncture
Emergency Imaging, Endoscopy, Laboratory Diagnostics and Monitoring
Bacterial, Fungal and Viral Diagnostic Samples
Critical and Emergency Care Monitoring Techniques
Emergency Diagnostic Endoscopy
Gene Testing
Imaging Techniques and Indications for the Emergency Patient
Laboratory Tests and Point of Care Diagnostics
Emergency Examination And Management Of Organ Systems
Body and Organ Systems
Blood Coagulation Disorders
Cardiovascular System
Gastrointestinal System
Integumentary System
Liver Failure, Anemia and Blood Transfusion
Musculoskeletal System
Nervous System
Reproduction System
Respiratory System
Urinary System
Pregnancy, Perinatal/Neonatal Period
Monitoring the Pregnant Mare
Emergency Foaling
Foal Resuscitation
Shock, Temperature Related Problems, Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome and Muti-Organ Dysfunction Syndrome
Shock, Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome (SIRS), Multi-Organ Dysfunction Syndrome (MODS)
Temperature Related Problems: Hypothermia and Hyperthermia
Special Problem Emergencies
Special Problems
Burns, Acute Soft Tissue Swellings. Pigeon Fever
Caring for the Down Horse
Disaster Medicine
Diseases Unique to Donkeys and Miniature Horses
Diseases Unique to Draft Horses
Emergency Diseases Unique to Countries Outside the Continental United States
Flood Injury
Foot Injuries
Orthopedic Emergencies of the Racing Athlete
Snake Envenomination
Thoracic Trauma
Anesthesia for Out-of-Hospital Emergencies
Euthanasia/Humane Destruction
Pain Management
Approach to the Feed and Starvation Emergency
Nutritional Guidelines for the Injured, Hospitalized and Postsurgical Patient
Contagious and Zoonotic Diseases
Standard Precautions and Infectious Disease Management
Commonly Used Formulas and Calculations in Emergency Care
Important Equivalents and Conversions for Clinical Practice
Miscellaneous Charts and Tables Useful in Clinical Practice
Reference Values
Clinical Pharmacology and Emergency Drug Facts
Emergency Drugs, Recommended Dosages and Adverse Drug Events
Drugs for Specific Emergencies, Protocols and Clinical Situations
Antibiotics - Concentration Dependent vs. Time Dependent Drugs
Anesthetic Induction
Cardio-Respiratory Resuscitation
Cardiac Arrhythmia Drugs and Protocols
Pharmacologic Adjuncts to Intubation
Physical and Chemical Restraint
Seizure Control
Adverse Drug Events and Management
Clinical Signs and Overdose Response of Commonly Used Medications and Recommended Treatments
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